Mesa Arts Center Announces 2015-16 Season, tickets on sale today
(1)  (0)  (0)07-13-2015 at 5:30:00 PM
Celebrating its tenth season of performances and events at One East Main Street in Downtown Mesa, Mesa Arts Center is pleased to announce the Performing Live Season line-up for 2015-16. Single tickets are on sale to the general public as of today,...

 Model trains make a stop at Mesa Library
(6)  (0)  (0)07-21-2015 at 12:03:00 PM
The Arizona Big Train Operators (ABTO) model train club is back this year bringing more model trains and scenic dioramas to share. The free exhibit will run from July 27 to Aug. 1 at the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro...

 Grand re-opening of Broadway Recreation Center
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Mesa’s Broadway Recreation Center, 59 E. Broadway Rd. will hold a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wed., July 29 at 8:30 a.m. The Broadway Recreation center or known as the “BRC” was severally damaged during the floods last year....

 Writing fiction with Pop-up mobile app
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Mesa Library is presenting a fiction writing workshop on Saturday, Aug. 1 at THINKspot from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. Nefertiti Van der Riese, is the creator of The Pop-Up Workshop: Easy Peer Review, is a...

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 Writing fiction with Pop-up mobile app
07-27-2015 at 12:16:56 PM
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Mesa Library is presenting a fiction writing workshop on Saturday, Aug. 1 at THINKspot from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. Nefertiti Van der Riese, is the creator of The Pop-Up Workshop: Easy Peer Review, is a...
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 Planned Downtime for Web Services Thursday, July 23 at 2 a.m.
07-22-2015 at 8:57:48 PM
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The City of Mesa will be performing required updates to e-Commerce and Web supporting infrastructureearly Thursday morning,July 23, from2:00 a.m.through approximately5:00 a.m. During this period, some web-based...
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 Grand re-opening of Broadway Recreation Center
07-22-2015 at 12:50:08 PM
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Mesa’s Broadway Recreation Center, 59 E. Broadway Rd. will hold a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wed., July 29 at 8:30 a.m. The Broadway Recreation center or known as the “BRC” was severally damaged during the floods last year....
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 How to write fiction at Mesa Library
07-22-2015 at 12:14:50 PM
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Mesa Library is presenting a writing workshop, “On Solid Ground: World-Building for Engaging Fiction” on Saturday, July 25 at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. from 10 a.m. to noon in the Roadrunner Room. Author and presenter, Sharon...
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 Model trains make a stop at Mesa Library
07-21-2015 at 12:03:00 PM
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The Arizona Big Train Operators (ABTO) model train club is back this year bringing more model trains and scenic dioramas to share. The free exhibit will run from July 27 to Aug. 1 at the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro...
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 Raising dairy goats in the City of Mesa
07-16-2015 at 1:26:13 AM
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Join Mesa's own Garden Pool experts for a free talk covering the ins and outs of raising dairy goats at home. The workshop will take place on Thursday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. in the Saguaro Room. Participants...
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 Krav Maga demonstration at Mesa Library
07-14-2015 at 12:56:40 PM
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Learn how to harness your real life superhero powers with a demonstration by Derrek Hofrichter, East Valley Krav Maga chief instructor. The hour-long workshop will take place on Saturday, July 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power...
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 Water from light rail testing donated to Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign
07-14-2015 at 12:37:30 PM
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Thanks to a creative way to test passenger weight on the Central Mesa light rail extension, Valley Transit Constructors (VTC) donated a huge amount of water to United Food Bank for the Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign. The life-saving donation of 100...
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 Mesa Arts Center Announces 2015-16 Season, tickets on sale today
07-13-2015 at 5:30:00 PM
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Celebrating its tenth season of performances and events at One East Main Street in Downtown Mesa, Mesa Arts Center is pleased to announce the Performing Live Season line-up for 2015-16. Single tickets are on sale to the general public as of today,...
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 Keeping Pets Healthy at Mesa Library
07-09-2015 at 1:01:41 AM
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Join Dr. Helen Evans from Family VetCare for a talk about keeping pets healthy in between veterinary appointments. This workshop is free and will take place on Thursday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Rd. Dr....
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History Hosting a Free Pluto Party
07-08-2015 at 4:50:13 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host a free Pluto Party on Tuesday July 14 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Come learn more about the dwarf planet Pluto and why the New Horizons fly-by is worth celebrating. Participate...
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 Mesa is monsoon ready
07-08-2015 at 12:37:24 PM
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Summer time in Arizona ushers in the season of storms. The City of Mesa, like most valley cities, has made preparations for the monsoon and would like to remind residents how to be ready when a monsoon strikes. “As the monsoon moves in to the...
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 Roaring Reptiles Overnight at the Museum
07-07-2015 at 6:44:58 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host Roaring Reptiles Over-Night Camp on Friday, July 17 from 6 p.m. until 9 a.m. Saturday morning. Discover the amazing and dazzling diversity of reptiles " from tiny lizards...
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 One month left of summer reading at Mesa Library
07-07-2015 at 2:38:15 PM
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Mesa Library’s Summer Reading Program is still going strong. Youth and adults can still sign up and receive some great prizes and be entered for a chance to win a new Kindle HD tablet. “Usually about this time of the year people...
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 Raising Backyard Chickens at Mesa Library
07-02-2015 at 1:28:57 AM
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Meet Permaculturist Rachel Bess and attend her free workshop about keeping chickens in your backyard. The workshop will be held on Saturday, July 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro Room. Chickens make...
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 Hacienda HealthCare opens Hacienda Children's Hospital in Mesa
07-01-2015 at 3:09:00 PM
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Hacienda HealthCare held a ribbon cutting ceremonyJuly 1for the official grand opening of Hacienda Children’s Hospital, 610 W. Jerome Ave., in Mesa. This 20,900 square-foot pediatric hospital will specialize in high-quality acute and...
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 July is National Parks and Recreation month
07-01-2015 at 1:17:49 PM
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Mesa Parks, Recreation and Commercial Facilities joins in on the fun with the National Recreation and Parks Association (NPRA) and celebration park and recreation month in July. Parks and recreation have the power to strengthen communities,...
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 Protect your pets during fireworks displays
06-30-2015 at 2:30:26 PM
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Mesa Animal Control would like to remind residents that pets can become highly distressed by the additional noise, lights and commotion involved with Independence Day celebrations. With fireworks during the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of...
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 Teen entrepreneur camp at THINKspot
06-30-2015 at 12:22:37 PM
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Do you know of a teen with great ideas, out-going and wants to make a difference in the business world? Then join THINKspot starting on July 20 for a two week-long camp designed for teen entrepreneurs. Working in partnership with ASU...
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 Mesa Library welcomes Rich Ihle's Reptile Adventures
06-25-2015 at 11:29:45 AM
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Rich Ihle and his incredible reptile friends will entertain, educate, and amaze you! They will be making two appearances at the Mesa Library. The free events are Monday, June 29 at 2 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro Room and...
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 Mesa City Council selects new City Attorney
06-18-2015 at 5:07:19 PM
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Mesa City Council has announced that at their next regularly scheduled meeting July 1, they will vote to appoint Deputy City Attorney Jim Smith as the next City Attorney. The appointment will take effect July 24 when current City Attorney Debbie...
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 Learn the art of coffee roasting at Mesa Library
06-18-2015 at 12:10:45 PM
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Mesa's own Lost Dutchman Coffee expert joins us for a free discussion of all things coffee, including how to roast your own beans at home. This workshop is held on Thursday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro...
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 Mesa launches MuniciPal
06-18-2015 at 1:11:00 AM
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Residents who want to participate in City Council meetings but don’t have time to attend in person or are curious about items being discussed that affect their home or business, now have a new way to learn more and provide feedback. The...
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 Mesa recognized as 2015 Playful City USA community
06-17-2015 at 6:55:31 PM
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The City of Mesa Park, Recreation and Commercial Facility is being honored with a 2015 Playful City USA designation for the sixth time. The national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more...
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 Mesa shows support for Allegiant Air
06-17-2015 at 5:07:28 PM
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Since 2007, more than 7.3 million passengers have traveled through Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The vast majority of those passengers were Allegiant Air customers. Allegiant has been incredibly successful in serving 34 cities out of Gateway and the...
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 Over 100,000 square foot adaptive reuse office project just completed in the Fiesta District
06-17-2015 at 11:30:00 AM
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One of the largest adaptive reuse projects in Arizona held its ribbon-cutting ceremony today. Centrica, a $20 million project located at the northwest corner of Southern and Longmore in Mesa, promises strong demographics, walkable amenities, abundant...
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 Writing workshop: Hero, Know Thyself
06-11-2015 at 11:46:01 AM
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Randy Lindsay, a local fiction writer, will be hosting a workshop to help participants learn more about the world of creative writing. Vivid and believable characters are at the heart of every successful story. The workshop will cover a variety of...
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 Get free reading glasses at Mesa Library
06-04-2015 at 12:21:42 PM
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If words seem blurry or the sun is in your eyes, here’s an opportunity to get free help with your sight. The Red Mountain Library is partnering with the Mesa Fountain of the Sun Lions Club to present “Lions’ Summer of Sight”. This weekly event...
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 Central Mesa light rail extension set to open seven months early
06-03-2015 at 4:55:39 PM
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Beginning August 22, Valley Metro Rail will be traveling to new destinations along Main Street into downtown Mesa. With service beginning seven months earlier than scheduled, the Central Mesa extension will soon take riders beyond Sycamore to Mesa...
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 Summer golf at Dobson Ranch Golf Course
06-01-2015 at 5:10:00 PM
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Dobson Ranch Golf Course is offering an adult summer nine-hole golf league starting on June 11. Interested golfers can take a quick back-nine every other Thursday afternoon with tee times available from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. “This summer league is...
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 Jump into the Jurassic!
06-01-2015 at 3:53:42 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History, 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, is celebrating the opening of the ‘Jurassic World’ movie with a special “Jump into the Jurassic” program Saturday, June 6 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Try your hand at the Wheel of Time with our...
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 Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign underway to save lives
06-01-2015 at 12:43:00 PM
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The Ninth Annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign is underway with a goal of collecting 400,000 bottles of water to help the homeless and unsheltered during the extreme summer heat. “The campaign is a life saver for the less fortunate during the...
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 Mesa Parks and Recreation named finalist for National Gold Medal Award
06-01-2015 at 1:30:29 AM
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The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to announce Mesa Parks, Recreation and Commercial Facilities as a finalist for the 2015 National...
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 Groundbreaking for Fire Station 203 in Mesa
05-27-2015 at 12:24:50 PM
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The City of Mesa began construction on Fire Station 203 in west Mesa with a groundbreaking ceremony today. The fire station will be located at 324 S. Alma School Road, north of Broadway Road. Funding for the approximately $4 million project is from...
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 Learn the art of homebrewing at Mesa Library
05-26-2015 at 2:22:30 PM
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Learn the basics of homebrewing from local experts from the Arizona Society of Homebrewers. This workshop will be held at the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St. on Thursday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the Saguaro Room. Participants will learn how to...
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 Summer reading at Mesa Library kicks off this week
05-26-2015 at 11:44:00 AM
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Sign up for Mesa Library’s Summer Reading Program and be entered for a chance to win a new Kindle HD tablet. “We are encouraging everyone to read,” Mesa Librarian, Sandy Rizzo said. “So, if you’re a kid, teen or adult we have a program for you....
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 Nominations needed for A Hero's Welcome at Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
05-26-2015 at 11:42:00 AM
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Nominations are now being accepted for “A Hero’s Welcome,” a program that allows the City of Mesa to show its appreciation of our veterans and their families. The City will recognize the nominated veterans at the Republic Services Arizona...
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 Mesa's newest pool opens
05-23-2015 at 1:55:00 PM
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The City of Mesa held a ribbon cutting and grand opening event to celebrate the opening of Mesa Aquatic Complex located at 1630 E. Southern Ave on the corner of Southern and Harris Dr. Mesa Aquatic Complex is Mesa’s ninth pool and features a...
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 Volunteers needed for Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom
05-21-2015 at 12:24:00 PM
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Volunteers are needed for the 2015 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom, the state’s “coolest independence festival,” on Saturday, July 4. Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and activities including event tear down and clean...
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 Historical Fiction Writing Contest winners recognized by City of Mesa
05-20-2015 at 5:34:00 PM
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The Mesa Historic Preservation Board has announced the winners of the Historical Fiction Writing Contest that was open to all fourth-grade, fifth-grade and sixth-grade students living in the City of Mesa. The essays were fictional stories with real...
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 2015 Mayor’s Youth Committee graduation
05-20-2015 at 2:45:59 PM
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Congratulations to the 2015 Mayor’s Youth Committee (MYC) graduates! This year, 28 juniors and seniors from public and charter high schools throughout Mesa completed the rigorous program that began in September. MYC is made up of an elect group of...
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 Mayor's Media Briefing
05-19-2015 at 4:18:13 PM
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Mayor Giles held a media briefing today where he talked about private investment in Downtown and his recent trips to Cupertino to visit Apple, Inc. executives and Washington, D.C. with the U.S. Conference of Mayors and Greater Phoenix Economic...
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 Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign begins June 1
05-19-2015 at 1:50:00 AM
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With temperatures about to hit triple digits on a regular basis, the City of Mesa is working with nonprofit agencies and businesses to provide supplies of water to the homeless and unsheltered. The eighth annual Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign will...
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 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom July 4 in Mesa
05-13-2015 at 12:21:00 PM
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The 2015 Republic Services Arizona Celebration of Freedom is Saturday, July 4 from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. For the second consecutive year, this free event and the “coolest” independence festival in Arizona will be held at the Mesa Convention...
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 Mesa unveils Mendoza Field sign and announces fundraising campaign to honor Sgt. Brandon Mendoza
05-11-2015 at 1:56:00 PM
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A sign to officially commemorate Mendoza Field in memory of Mesa Police Sgt. Brandon Mendoza has been unveiled at Guerrero Rotary Park, 205 W. 8th Ave. A memorial wreath was also placed below the sign prior to the ceremony. Before his untimely...
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 World record holder competing at Desert Challenge Games
05-11-2015 at 12:08:10 PM
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World Record Holder, David Brown, who placed first in the 100m T11 division for visually impaired will be competing at this year’s Desert Challenge Games on May 13-17 in the Phoenix metro area. “I’m excited that David will be competing with us,”...
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 Federal Aviation Administration's MetroPlex Project includes Mesa
05-07-2015 at 4:11:38 PM
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The City of Mesa has received notification from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that they will be preparing a Draft Environmental Assessment for the Phoenix metropolitan area. The purpose is to study multiple airports nationwide that are in...
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 Groundbreaking for Southern Avenue Villas in Fiesta District
05-06-2015 at 12:57:31 PM
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A groundbreaking ceremony was held today for Southern Avenue Villas, a 354 unit high-end apartment complex at the southwest corner of Southern Avenue and Extension Road. It is the first major apartment development in Mesa’s Fiesta District in more...
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 Owners of Extraordinary Properties recognized by City of Mesa
05-05-2015 at 9:52:00 AM
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The City of Mesa’s Extraordinary Properties campaign has recognized three commercial property owners who exceed design standards in the areas where they are located. The recipients were recognized at the May 4 City Council meeting. The property...
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